Having trouble keeping all your information organized?
Keeping your findings in order will be a lot easier when you take your notes on
forms. A big "thank you" to Don Conoly for passing these along.
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Four-Generation Ancestor Chart - A four-generation chart ready for you to
print and fill in!
These forms are perfect for tracking agricultural
information (like for old family farms) including the name of the owner or manager, the number of improved
and unimproved acres, as well as the cash value of the farm, farming machinery,
livestock, animals slaughtered during the past year, and "homemade
manufactures." The schedules also allow for entering additional information
about crops and other produce.
Blank Soundex Cards - Blank Soundex Cards for 1880, 1900, and 1910
- Plenty of space for recording the name of the cemetery, town, county, physical
address, name, age, date of birth, date of death, inscription, location in the
forms 1790 - 1930
Census Record Form - The Census Record Form provides a way to show how one
individual appeared in the census records over the years.
Correspondence Chart - An easy chart for keeping track of the contacts you
Cousin Finder - Does trying to figure out those "cousin" relationships
wear you out?
This chart can help you sort it out.
Definitions - A fantastic 24-page guide that includes:
A Comprehensive Family
Glossary of Genealogy
Guide to Soundex and
How to Read 1880
How to Read 1900
How to Read 1910
Miracod Soundex Card
What Information is on
Each Census? 1790-1940
Determining Relationships - A handy chart for determining relationships.
(Based on the system used by courts and most genealogical societies.)
Family Group Chart - A family group chart with space for up to 12
Genealogy Research Log - Provides space for your ancestor's name,
information needed, location, chart number, date of search, location, call
number of source document, and comments.
Illnesses and Diseases - Four pages of the names of old- time
Interview Questions - A priceless list of questions, 175 in all,
that will help you make sure you don't miss any opportunities when interviewing
Marriage Log Form - A simple form for recording marriage information that
Occupations Listing - A fun and interesting list of the names of
old-time occupations. A little embarrassed about that "amanuensis" in your
family? Nothing to be concerned about! You have an ancestor who was
a secretary or stenographer!
Research Calendar - Includes space for the family being researched,
researcher, date, repository, call and microfilm number, description of source,
time period and names searched, and results.
Research Extract Form - File number, family, repository, call number,
microfilm number, description of source, indexed condition, time period and
names searched, search objective, etc.
Soundex Abbreviations Guide - A Guide to Soundex Abbreviations.
Soundex Cards Form - How To Read An 1880 Soundex Card.
Sources Summary - A great form for keeping track of where you found
information including: date, repository, call number and microfilm number, name
of source including author and publishing date, type of info, information found,
file number, and optional information.
Tree Pedigree Chart - Tired of all those white pages of information?
Want to dress up your work a little? Here's a pedigree chart with a grand
old tree in the background.
Vertical Family Group Form - A great chart for tracking family groups with
space for up to sixteen children.
Vertical Pedigree Form - A vertical pedigree form with space for birth,
marriage, and death info.
What Is On The Federal Census Records Form - A convenient listing of what
information is included on each of the US Federal Census forms from 1790-1940.